Happy birthday, Ernestine Rose (Jan. 13, 1810 – Aug. 4, 1892)! #Atheist. #Suffragist. #Abolitionist. Freethinker. Lecturer. Advocate for human rights and universal tolerance. Recognized as the best female orator in 19th-century America. A major intellectual force in the women’s movement of her day. She sparked controversy and outrage everywhere she went. Born in Poland. Buried in Highgate Cemetery, London, England.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.